UniSuper joins Blackstone in Australian warehouse portfolio as NPS sells stake; Korean pension funds and insurers commit to European private equity behemoth; GIC scales back quantitative unit; and more.
Temasek to allocate $10 billion to India over three years; INA inks deal with British International Investment; MFP inflows in H1 climb; GIC to acquire logistics facility in Japan; and more.
Hong Kong's MPF investments gain from US equities; Singapore's MAS announces more incentives for single family offices; Hong Kong's insurers move one step closer to a risk-based capital regime; Roojai to acquire FWD General Insurance in Thailand; and more.
CIC releases action plan for turning carbon neutral; Temasek acquires majority stake in Indian hospital group; Hong Kong MPF posts best quarterly result in four years; Philippines' SSS hands out fund mandates; and more.
On International Women's Day, AsianInvestor showcases some of the high achievers who play a powerful role in Hong Kong's institutional investing arena. We present a photo gallery.
Hong Kong’s retirement fund industry has discussed streamlining the administration for managers and members since 2014. The eMPF platform planned for 2025 is set to resolve a major “pain point”.
Japan's state pension fund announced changes to its manager lineup for active foreign equities with 19 new mandates; Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund may see a double-digit rebound in 2023; and more.
The outlook for 2023 is cautiously optimistic given the recent performance of Hong Kong and Chinese equities, which account for about 25% of the pension fund's total assets.
A strong rebound in performance in November - likely to continue in December - could save the retirement scheme from experiencing the worst-performing year on record.
Hong Kong officials plan roadshow to woo wealthy families in the Middle East and Europe to set up investment offices in the city; Japan's GPIF has hired its second overseas real estate manager; Singapore's GIC extends investments in Australian logistics; and more.
The first batch of pension providers, including China Life, will join Hong Kong’s MPF’s new electronic platform next year; Ontario Teachers' Pension acquires majority stake in private hospital chain in India; head of Korea's sovereign wealth fund's investment strategy and innovation division is named its new chief investment officer; and more.
Extreme market conditions explain some, but not all, of the reasons for the sharpest contraction in Hong Kong’s retirement fund since 2008 - reforms are needed to the 22-year-old system.